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PRIVACY POLICY

Toronto Chinatown Business Improvement Association ("Toronto CBIA") is committed to respecting and safeguarding the privacy of our stakeholders to ensure the protection of personal information of our employees, customers, clients, and users of this web site. It has always been fundamental to the way we do business at Toronto CBIA in all our relationships, either on or off the Internet. We are committed to keeping personal information accurate, confidential, secure, and private.

Toronto CBIA's policy is simple: we collect personal information about you only when you knowingly and willingly provide it, and we will not share or otherwise profit from the distribution of personal data beyond the use it was provided to fulfill.

E-mail


Toronto CBIA may collect personal information to the extent that you send us an e-mail. We will use this information only for the specific purpose for which you submit the information. Toronto CBIA does not guarantee the confidentiality of any communications made by you via e-mail or otherwise through this website, and any such communications are not subject to or protected by solicitor-client privilege. If you wish to provide information of a confidential or sensitive nature to one of the members of Toronto CBIA, please contact them directly by telephone.

Cookies


Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard-drive when you visit certain websites in order to “track” your visit to the site. Please note that Toronto CBIA does not currently use cookies on our website. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, providing you with the opportunity to decide whether or not to accept it.

Security and Retention Matters


Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, Toronto CBIA does not represent, warrant or guarantee that personal information will be protected against loss, misuse or alteration, and does not accept any liability for personal information submitted to us, nor for you or third parties’ use or misuse of personal information. Toronto CBIA has adopted and implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to secure personal information and safeguard it from unauthorized access. Personal information will be stored only as long as necessary for the purposes identified.

Customer Access


Upon request, Toronto CBIA will inform individuals of the existence, use, and disclosure of their personal information and provide access to that information. An individual shall be able to verify the accuracy and completeness of their information, and may request that it be amended, as appropriate.

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy statement, please contact Toronto CBIA. Toronto CBIA reserves the right to change this privacy statement, at any time, by posting a new privacy statement at this location. Any changes to this privacy statement will be in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

 

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Our practices conform with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information (CAN/CSA - Q830-06) and the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Privacy Policy Guidelines. The code consists of ten inter-related principles which are outlined below.

Principle 1 - Accountability


Toronto CBIA is responsible for all personal information under its control including any personal information disclosed to third parties for processing. Toronto CBIA has established policies and procedures to comply with its own privacy code, and has designated one or more persons to be accountable for compliance.

Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes


Toronto CBIA will identify the purposes for collecting personal information, prior to or at the time it is being provided. Personal information will not be used for a purpose not previously identified without further individual consent, unless the new purpose is required by law.

Principle 3 - Consent


The knowledge and consent of the individual are required for the collection, use or disclosure of personal information, except where inappropriate.

Principle 4 - Limiting Collection


The collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by Toronto CBIA.

Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention


Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law. Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

Principle 6 - Accuracy


Personal information shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.

Principle 7 - Safeguarding Customer Information


Toronto CBIA protects personal information with safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.

Principle 8 - Openness


Toronto CBIA will make specific information about its personal information management policies and practices readily available to individuals.

Principle 9 - Customer Access


Upon request, Toronto CBIA will inform individuals of the existence, use, and disclosure of their personal information and provide access to that information. An individual shall be able to verify the accuracy and completeness of their information, and may request that it be amended, as appropriate.

Principle 10 - Handling Customer Complaints and Suggestions


Toronto CBIA will provide procedures to receive and respond to complaints or inquiries about policies and practices relating to the handling of personal information. These procedures will be easily accessible and simple to use.